Justice League and Power Rangers Teaming Up for Comic Book Series
The Justice League is going to have a busy January 2017. Not only will DC Entertainment's "World's Greatest Heroes" be dealing with the Suicide Squad in the second half of its crossover event that month, but the team will also be joining forces with Saban's Power Rangers with the launch of a new comic book miniseries pairing the two franchises.
The six-issue series, written by The Deep and Injustice: Gods Among Us's Tom Taylor with art by Stephen Byrne, will see the Black Ranger end up in the DC Universe after their teleporters are damaged as the result of their command center being broken into, leaving the other Rangers to work out a way to save him before Batman steps in to investigate the mysterious new arrival.
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Titled Justice League/Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers, the miniseries will be co-published by DC and BOOM! Studios, which holds the comic book license for Power Rangers.
"DC and BOOM! Studios teaming up on this crossover is a dream come true for fans of Saban’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and the Justice League," said DC's senior vp editorial strategy and administration Hank Kanalz in a statement. "Stories like this are a great way to have that 'what if' itch scratched, combining favorite characters from different publishers in epic adventures."
Each issue of the title will be available with two different covers; a "regular" cover by Gotham Academy's Karl Kerschl, and an alternative pairing one of the Power Rangers with a DC hero by a variety of different artists including Marguerite Sauvage, Chris Sprouse and Teen Titans Go! artist Dan Hipp.
Justice League/Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers launches in January. Both Justice League and Power Rangers hit the big screen later in the year.
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